EBiz - 60 Minutes to Air Bataan Death March Story

May 23rd, 2016

60 Minutes will air a segment featuring 98-year-old Ben Skardon's journey from the Bataan Death March to completing 8.5 miles at the 27th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March at WSMR. The segment will air on both 60 Minutes and the 60 Minutes Sports on Showtime. Usually, the sports program doesn't air anything until three years after the original air date on 60 Minutes, but they made an exception for the first time ever for this story.

The segment is scheduled to air June 7 on 60 Minutes Sports on Showtime and will continue to air for the month of June. CBS 60 Minutes will run the story later in the fall, probably in November. An exact date has not been determined. PAO will send out the November date when it has been scheduled.
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